Professor Leung, Yiu Cheong 梁耀彰
Prof. Leung received his B.Sc. (Eng.) and Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He worked five years at the Hongkong Electric Co. Ltd. as an environmental engineer before joining HKU in 1993 as a lecturer in Environmental Engineering. Professor Leung is now a full professor of the department specializing in air pollution, renewable energy and energy conservation. He has published more than 350 articles including ~200 peer reviewed high impact journal papers. He is within the top 1% highly cited researcher in energy area in 2010, 2011, 2012 (from ISI’s Essential Science Indicators) and has an h-index of 36.
Prof. Leung is a chartered engineer, a fellow of IMechE, Energy Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He is also the Past Chairman of the Institute of Energy (HK Branch), and served as an editorial board member of several journals including Sustainable Energy, Journal of Global Environmental Engineering and Applied Energy. He was in the board of director of the Friends of the Earth, Asia Pacific Hydrogen Energy Association and Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency during the period 2003-2011. He currently serves as a board member of the Hong Kong Institution of Science, chairman and member of a few government committees and appeal panel, and an external examiner of the IVE Engineering Programme. In 2008, Prof. Leung received the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.
Energy conversion and conservation; renewable energy; electrochemical energy; fuels; air pollution control; wind engineering; air dispersion modelling; vehicular emission control; combustion engineering
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2011-07-01||2011 Research output Prize in Mechanical Engineering for the paper "A review on biodiesel production using catalyzed transesterification": HKU Faculty of Engineering||Research Achievement|
|2011-07-01||Wighton Titular Fellowship in Engineering 2011: Association of Commonwealth Universities||Research Achievement|
|2008-11-01||Outstanding Earth Champion 2008: Earth Champion Foundation||Others|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|2010-date||Council Member||Hong Kong Institute of Science|
|2007-2009||Committee Member||Institution of Mechanical Engineers (HK Branch)|
|2000-2002||Chairman/Vice Chairman||Institute of Energy|
|2004-2014||Council Member||Asia Pacific Hydrogen Energy Association|
|2002-2009||Committee Member||HKIE Gas & Energy Division|
|2013-date||Committee Member||HKIE Energy Discipline Advisory Committee|
|2002-2011||Committee Member||Energy Institute|
|2011-date||Honorary Advisor||Energy Institute|
|2006- 2007||Co-opt member||HKIE Environmental Division|
|2013-date||Chairman||Panel of Engineering Young Scientist Award, Hong Kong Institute of Science|
|2016-17||Apointed Member||HKIE Education & Examinations Committee|
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